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The Midwest Book Review, November 14, 2015. By, Shirley Priscilla Johnson, Senior Reviewer.

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James A. CoxEditor-in-ChiefMidwest Book Review

I did get a timely and good review from Midwest Book Review and only one copy was sent.

I dunno - I would think that any legitimate book reviewer for the Midwest Book Review would not have an AOL email. It's always a tough call tho whether or not the reviewer is legit. Wonder how the OP made out?


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